It’s not enough to say that Renata Buziak’s artwork focuses on natural forms and processes. You really have to see it for yourself to understand.
Take, for instance, her project, “Biochromes”. “Biochromes” actively employs the biological process of decomposition to create beautiful and haunting organic photographs.
The artist herself notes that, “Nature’s vegetation offers an endless supply of organic matter for use in my artworks. I create unique images by forming alliances between a variety of plants and photographic emulsions.
“I call these images ‘Biochromes’ because the natural occurrence of de-composition on the photographic materials results in an array of colourful pigmentation arranged in complex and detailed compositions, aided by natures own creative skill.
“While my practice builds on the traditions of botanical illustrations and experimental photographic techniques (achieved by photography pioneers such a W. H. Fox Talbot), my ‘fertilisation’ of photographic m
aterials, using vegetation, directly focuses on the significance of time and change through decomposition, and presents a new and unique perspective into the use of the photographic medium.”
As an artist and PhD candidate, Renata is a fascinating person. Be sure to pop by the Draw me a Discovery event to view some of her work. She will even be on hand to discuss her work.